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While business strikes remained relatively stable after 1907, changing only to put the motto IN GOD WE TRUST on the reverse, proofs went through a more turbulent process, bouncing from matte surfaces to the so-called "Roman Gold" and back again in the span from 1908 to 1911. The Roman Gold coins, produced in 1909 and 1910, form a curious chapter in U.S. coinage history, and the Superb Gem proof offered here is among the finest survivors of that period.
Exacting definition on the devices is surrounded by the bright but non-reflective glow of fields treated in the "Roman Gold" style. Light yellow-gold color prevails on each side, though a measure of apricot is also present as a counterbalance. A marvelous specimen and a rare opportunity to own one of the few known Superb Gems of this issue. Census: 5 in 67, 1 in 67 , 1 in 67+ , 0 finer (8/11).
From The Wesson Collection.(Registry values: N10218) (NGC ID# 28HG, PCGS# 8892)
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Revised Edition by James L. Halperin, Mark R. Borckardt, Mark Van Winkle, Jon Amato, and Gregory J. Rohan, with special contributor David W. Akers
The Coinage of Augustus Saint-Gaudens is an issue-by-issue examination of these two artistically inspired series of gold coins.
Each date and mintmark is reviewed with up-to-date information, much of which has never been previously published. The book is based on
two extraordinary collections: The Phillip H. Morse collection and the Dr. and Mrs. Steven L. Duckor collection.
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